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Thomas Day collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2071
Abstract The Thomas Day collection contains Day's journal (1843-1850), an account book (1843-1846), papers, and correspondence relating to his family, most all of which focuses on his LDS mission to England. He served in Lemington, Oxfordshire, Northamptonshire, and Leicestershire.
Dates: 1841-1893

Earl S. Duerden collection of family history materials

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 9167
Scope and Contents Contains journals and materials regarding the missionary service of Delbert Stevenson Walker, who focuses on church organization and spiritual experiences in addition to cultural observations. Included microfilm contains research and correspondence by Richard H. Bullock regarding various Mormon pioneers. Also contains family correspondence, dating between 1886 and 1908, and a CD with additional materials about other family members' missionary service for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day...
Dates: 1886-2008

James M. Peterson diary

 Collection — Reel: 000 824
Identifier: MSS FM 2
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a microfilm copy of a handwritten diary of 493 pages and several newspaper obituaries of Peterson's family. Events of Peterson's life are recounted from 1850 to 1866, after which a daily record was kept until 1899. Included are incidents from Sevier County history including politics, the Black Hawk war, census records for 1895, and personal business dealings. Peterson also writes about his family, national events, and local weather and temperatures.
Dates: 1866-1928

Samuel W. Richards sworn oath

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1056
Scope and Contents Oath sworn before Martin S. Lindsay, Notary Public, in Salt Lake City on 11 Dec. 1903. The document affirms that Richards was among 25 young men who were called during the winter of 1843-4 by the Mormon Prophet, Joseph Smith (1805-1844), to explore the mountains in the West for a place where the Mormons could go to avoid persecution. Richards states that the men had weekly meetings to prepare for the trip and the decision to explore the West was made by Joseph Smith and not by his successor...
Dates: 1903